Beetlejuice

The WORST episodes of Beetlejuice

Every episode of Beetlejuice ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Beetlejuice!

Based on the movie, created by Tim Burton, this series is focused on Beetlejuice and Lydia teamed up to carry on multiple exciting adventures. Beetlejuice is a liar who cheats at everything. The deceased maniacal and energetic transformer always goes around having fun, breaking every rule and law. Lydia Deetz is a social outcast and a goth. Always dressed in black, she loves horror movies, and is Beetlejuice's best friend. She is calm and level-headed.

Last Updated: 6/1/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Smell-a-Thon
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#1 - Smell-a-Thon

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/30/1991

When BJ finds out about the Save-The-Whales Telethon Lydia is involved in, he gets an idea: hold his own telethon and make a fortune! So he holds a Save-The-Smells Telethon to do just that--until he actually, truly, begins to believe in his cause. Who would have thought? Apparently nobody, because when the telethon money mysteriously disappears, Public Opinion rises squarely against Beetlejuice.

The Miss Beauty-Juice Pageant
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#2 - The Miss Beauty-Juice Pageant

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/1/1991

Beetlejuice wants to enter the First Neitherworld Beauty Pageant (the prize is a Ton O' Cash), but is turned down because he's a man. Determined to win the prize, BJ launches a ""Men Are Beautiful Too"" campaign, closely followed by a ""Disgusting Is Beautiful Too"" campaign. Finally, the pageant is opened to everybody. But if everybody is in the pageant, who's left to even watch it?

Family Scarelooms
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#3 - Family Scarelooms

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/7/1991

BJ's parents want to join the Society for the Oldest and Moldiest Families of the Neitherworld, but they need the Juice family coat of arms to prove their lineage. Unfortunately, the coat is somewhere in BJ's room, which hasn't been cleaned in, well...apparently it hasn't been cleaned.

Cabin Fever
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#4 - Cabin Fever

Season 4 - Episode 30 - Aired 10/18/1991

After spending all day curing Lydia of her measles, Beetlejuice gets Cabin Fever--and then is quarantined to the Roadhouse. How can Lydia help BJ get over Cabin Fever if they can't go outside? They'll think of something!

Highs-Ghoul Confidential
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#5 - Highs-Ghoul Confidential

Season 4 - Episode 31 - Aired 10/21/1991

While flipping through Beetlejuice's high school yearbook, Lydia is astounded to discover that her best friend was none other than Prom King! She presses BJ for the story, and he tells it--and it is one doozy of a tale.

Mr. Beetlejuice Goes to Town
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#6 - Mr. Beetlejuice Goes to Town

Season 4 - Episode 33 - Aired 10/23/1991

When Mayor Maynot threatens to tear down the Roadhouse to make room for a new superhighway, Beetlejuice runs for office--and wins. But it is soon apparent that BJ is an even more corrupt mayor than the last one, and it's up to his friends to get him de-elected before he gets too out of hand.

To Beetle or Not to Beetle
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#7 - To Beetle or Not to Beetle

Season 4 - Episode 35 - Aired 10/25/1991

Lydia has to write a paper on Shakespeare for her English class, but can't understand his plays. So BJ takes her to the Neitherworld to meet Shakey's characters, who turn out to be rather disgruntled with their roles. When they kidnap Lydia and try to force her to rewrite their plays, BJ must rescue her; then it's up to the both of them to cure Shakespeare of his monumental writer's block.

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A Star is Bored
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#8 - A Star is Bored

Season 4 - Episode 36 - Aired 10/28/1991

Beetlejuice becomes the Neitherworld's grossest movie star, and finds that fame isn't all it's cracked up to be. Lydia then has to help him back into poverty by ""cleaning up his act.""

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Oh, Brother!
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#9 - Oh, Brother!

Season 4 - Episode 37 - Aired 10/29/1991

Oh, horrors! Beetlejuice's perfect brother Donnyjuice comes to visit, leaving BJ feeling...a bit down and out. Down-And-Outback, actually. Donny and Lydia set out to cheer Beetlejuice up before he does something drastic.

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Snugglejuice
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#10 - Snugglejuice

Season 4 - Episode 38 - Aired 10/30/1991

Its Pranksgiving in the Neitherworld, and Beetlejuice's rival Pondscum (""Pondscum...Germs Pondscum"") looks as if he's going to beat out BJ for the title of Grand High Prankster. Pondscum proves himself to be lower than a Sandworm's belly when he frames BJ for a crime he didn't commit and gets him sentenced to rehabilitation in NeitherNeitherLand. (Have you seen NeitherNeitherLand? Shudder.) Beetlejuice comes out of the ordeal as Snugglejuice, the Cutest Being in the Neitherworld. Can Lydia reverse the process (and help BJ win the Prank Tournament)?

In the Schticks
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#11 - In the Schticks

Season 4 - Episode 39 - Aired 10/31/1991

When Beetlejuice and Lydia pull a scam, Lydia gets sentenced to washing dishes at The Last Resort Resort on the River Schticks. Beetlejuice, haunted by memories of his Uncle Sid and Aunt Irma, who used to take him to the Last Resort Resort when he was a baby, rushes to Lydia's rescue. Can they survive the awful jokes that abound everywhere on the River Schticks?

Ghoul of My Dreams
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#12 - Ghoul of My Dreams

Season 4 - Episode 42 - Aired 11/5/1991

The Monster and Monstress have a falling-out, and Beetlejuice takes advantage of the situation by spinning their misery off into a highly rated TV program.

The Unnatural
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#13 - The Unnatural

Season 4 - Episode 45 - Aired 11/8/1991

It's BJ's team against Scuzzo's team in the baseball event of the century! But after a few...uh...setbacks, that becomes BJ and Lydia, all alone, against Scuzzo's entire team. It's Sudden Death for the losers--and who will those losers be?

The Birdbrain of Alcatraz
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#14 - The Birdbrain of Alcatraz

Season 4 - Episode 47 - Aired 11/12/1991

Scuzzo frames Beetlejuice for stealing bad jokes, and gets him sent to The Big House. It's up to Lydia to gather up the evidence she needs to spring Beetlejuice--and then to get the Governor to listen to her story. Meanwhile, BJ copes with afterlife under the disturbingly nurturing watch of Warden June Cleaver.

Generally Hysterical Hospital
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#15 - Generally Hysterical Hospital

Season 4 - Episode 48 - Aired 11/13/1991

Lydia trips on Beetlejuice's misplaced marbles and sprains her ankle, so BJ takes her to a Neitherworld hospital for treatment. But a greedy resident doctor is looking to make a quick buck and kidnaps Lydia with the intention of charging admission to the public to witness a 'total body transplant'--with BJ as the surgeon!

Beetle Geezer
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#16 - Beetle Geezer

Season 4 - Episode 50 - Aired 11/15/1991

Lydia treats her grandmother as if she's too old to do anything, and Grandma gets sick of it. With the help of Beetlejuice (disguised as Mr. Beetleman's father Grandpa Beetleman), Grandma Deetz takes all the other disgruntled inhabitants of the old folk's home on a wild tour of the Neitherworld.

Wizard of Ooze
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#17 - Wizard of Ooze

Season 4 - Episode 52 - Aired 11/19/1991

Yes, this is a Wizard Of Oz spoof. Lydia is Dorothy, BJ is the Scarecrow, Jacques is the Bone Woodsman, the Monster is the Lion, and Ginger is Toto. But you'll never guess who's the Wizard!

It's a Big, Big, Big, Big Ape
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#18 - It's a Big, Big, Big, Big Ape

Season 4 - Episode 55 - Aired 11/22/1991

When Captain Kidder washes up on the beach babbling of a 90-ft-tall, singing, dancing ape on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean, chaos breaks out. Between BJ and Lydia, Jacques and Ginger, The Monster and Poopsie, The Mayor and Mrs. Bugsly, Chester Slime and Armhold Musclehugger, and Scuzzo and Fuzzo, who will reach the island--and the valuable ape--first?

Midnight Scum
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#19 - Midnight Scum

Season 4 - Episode 59 - Aired 11/28/1991

Donnyjuice is a wanted man with a huge price on his head--which makes for a perfect opportunity for Beetlejuice to get a little 'closer' to his brother (with the aid of handcuffs, of course). But BJ isn't the only reward-seeker on the scene: he must contend with Deader Alive, the famous bounty hunter from Neitherworld TV.

Relatively Pesty
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#20 - Relatively Pesty

Season 4 - Episode 61 - Aired 12/2/1991

Beetlejuice inadvertently turns some ants into his Aunts--Auntie Pasto, Auntie Social, Auntie Septic, and Honey Aunt. The Aunts promptly begin getting Beetlejuice and Lydia into trouble (more than usual, anyway). If BJ can't get rid of them pronto, his landlord will throw him out.

Catmandu Got Your Tongue
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#21 - Catmandu Got Your Tongue

Season 4 - Episode 63 - Aired 12/4/1991

A black cat burglar makes off with BJ's tongue and takes it to Catmandu. BJ, after 'borrowing' the Monster's tongue, joins the Forlorn Legion with Jacques to storm Catmandu and get his stolen property back.

Journey to the Centre of the Neitherworld
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#22 - Journey to the Centre of the Neitherworld

Season 4 - Episode 64 - Aired 12/5/1991

To get out of housework, BJ passes the time away telling Lydia about the time he and Jacques journeyed to the centre of the Neitherworld to rescue Vern Jewels, who was being held prisoner by Captain Nemo (who wanted to be rewritten into a hero role).

Scarecrow
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#23 - Scarecrow

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/27/1990

Beetlejuice takes a job as a scarecrow at a beetle farm.

Back to School Ghoul
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#24 - Back to School Ghoul

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/1991

Beetlejuice's license to drive people crazy is revoked, as he didn't finish Kindergarten. Then, Lydia must help him out in order to graduate from Kindergarten and win his license back.

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A-Ha!
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#25 - A-Ha!

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/20/1990

When Doomie disappears BJ becomes the famed Neitherworld detective Sherlock Homely in order to track him down.

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